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Language barrier: 'R-word' campaign hopes to change hearts and minds

Sticks and stones, right? Not so much with the “R-word,” which has speared an education initiative to help promote inclusivity for the developmentally disabled.

Personal pride: Teens, same-sex parents reflect on historic fight for marriage equality

It didn’t matter that some couldn’t even vote yet. Young voices helped shape this year’s historic political battle to pass same sex marriage legislation in Minnesota.

Secret's out: Q&A with Richard Carlbom of Freedom to Marry

When Richard Carlbom gets married this month, it’ll be the culmination of everything he’s worked for in Minnesota.

No rest for the bleary: Underestimating sleep could lead to dangerous health effects

With sports and speech team piled on top of rigorous Advanced Placement and Honors classes, Rachel Schmidt’s crazy schedule doesn’t allow much room for sleep.

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College crisis? Experts remind teens to enjoy the process

It should be one of the best times in your life. Yet the agony of applying to college—and, of course, waiting to get in—can be difficult to navigate without help.

Digital divide: External resources needed to help teens with technology needs

For those who live in poverty or near it, digital education can take a backseat to more pressing economic concerns.

iPad infusion: Cretin-Derham Hall joins exciting classroom technology wave

When the iPad presented itself as a new classroom learning tool, Cretin-Derham Hall began exploring the steps to make it happen.

Getting technical: Teens sharpen skills at Genesys Works' summer training program

While some teens spent summer sleeping in or tanning at the lake, 200 students got ready for the real world thanks to Genesys Works.

Wallin Education Partners, Page Education Foundation help teens with college costs

Senior year usually means the hunt for college scholarships. For low-income and minority students, those resources might not seem so readily attainable or available.

Looking for scholarship resources? Check out these helpful links

Here are some helpful websites that can get you on the fast track to finding financial aid for college.

Through his scholarship foundation, Alan Page helps to create new heroes

When a former Minnesota Vikings star says he’s in the business of “creating heroes,” the mind easily wanders to strength training, drill running and other avenues of physical betterment.

Wallin Education Partners provides big boost to low-income students

In college, you’re on your own. Navigating the way is hard for anyone, but can be especially difficult for first-generation students.

Technology 'time suck': Putting down devices is hard, but some are trying to find balance

Ever try to talk to a friend or family member, but they’re too busy with their nose in a text of Tweet? Yep, join the club.

Protect your rep: What you post online can influence your professional future

Most teens know the main rule for protecting themselves on the Internet: “Don’t post anything your parents wouldn’t like.” But is that really reality?

Tag, you're (not) it: Basic etiquette often an afterthought when posting to Facebook

You wouldn’t display your best friend’s picture on a billboard if it were embarrassing, would you?

Reading the fineprint determines your online advertising profile

Advertisers on the Internet aren’t telepathic, but they still know what you’re thinking. And believe it or not, you’re the one who helps them, just by starting a Gmail account. or liking a company on Facebook.

Someone is always watching: Police use social media as a tool for investigations

When T.J. Neely came home to Minneapolis from prison recently, he shut down his Facebook page. All of his friends and connections deactivated.

Tackling technology: Stories from ThreeSixty's June Intermediate Camp

Teens love technology. Who knew? These articles and photos were produced by 11 Twin Cities high school students who participated in ThreeSixty’s residential journalism camp from June 16 to 28.

Buzzworthy brands: What latest social media trend is worth paying attention to?

Vine. Tumblr. Snapchat. There’s always something new in the social media realm to go crazy about. But what’s really worth your attention and time?

Digital permanence: What goes on the Internet stays on the Internet

When you’re 16, you feel invincible, maybe even confident you’ll live forever. However, what you post online today will be forever. Even when you’re dead, your photos, videos and blogs can still be visible to others.

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